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Sunday Edition's 6th Installment Returns to Braamfontein This Weekend

Here's everything you need to know about Sunday Edition happening this Sunday in Braamfontein in association with OkayAfrica.

By now, if you read our site and are a regular in Braamfontein, Joburg, you should be familiar with the Sunday Edition event series, which is in partnership with OkayAfrica. This month's iteration, which is the sixth, will take place this Sunday at Neighbourgoods Market in Braamfontein as usual.


On the day, you can catch one of the dopest line ups yet, with K$, a fan favourite from season 1 in Cape Town, taking the stage for the first time in Braamfontein.

Immerse yourself in Braam culture, with street food stalls, art, screen printers and zine makers, fashion photography and street fashion, with the likes of Dope Store, Hip Kicks, Tshepo, the jean maker and other innovators in the local scene in attendance.

This week's line-up and set times:

13:00 Fif_laaa

14:30 Dudu Dee

16:00 Jackie Queens

17:00 K$

18:30 ANG

*Event ends at 20:00

More details about the event on the poster below. Tickets will be sold at the door for R50.

Keep up with Sunday Edition on Facebook.

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Stormzy Snags His First TV Lead Role in BBC Drama 'Noughts & Crosses'

The series is set in a world where black people are the ruling class, while white people deal with discrimination and prejudice.

Stormzy has landed a lead role in a drama developed by BBC and Roc Nation, Variety reports.

He's set to play Kolawale in Noughts & Crosses, an adaptation of novels from Bajan-British author Malorie Blackman. His character is a newspaper editor and was created solely for the TV series.

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Listen to Ibibio Sound Machine's New Album 'Doko Mien'

A blend of electronic sounds and '70s West African disco.

Ibibio Sound Machine are back with their latest album, Doko Mien.

The UK-based group, fronted by Nigerian singer Eno Williams, expertly blend electronic sounds with West African influences, taking cues from '70s West African disco.

They just dropped their latest single, "Wanna Come Down," which the band describes as an "infectious jam from the album that mixes disco, '80s electro with English and Ibibio language lyrics." Doko Mien, the title of the group's new album. means "tell me" in Ibibio.

"Music is a universal language, but spoken language can help you think about what makes you emotional, what makes you feel certain feelings, what you want to see in the world," mentions Eno Williams.

Listen to Doko Mien below and catch Ibibio Sound Machine on their North American tour (dates below).

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At Least 60 People Killed In Fatal Bus Collision In Ghana

Several people are mourning the victims as well as the tragic loss of life that has occurred throughout the continent this month.

A head on collision of two buses early Friday morning in the Bono East region of Ghana has killed at least 60 people, according to the AFP.

The fatal accident took place on the Kintampo-Techiman highway in Kintampo—an area just under 300 miles north of Accra—after which one of the buses caught on fire.

The devastating accident has left several others with serious injuries. "Most of the passengers in both vehicles died at the spot. A number of them with varying degrees of injuries have been rushed to hospital," a police spokesperson told BBC Africa.

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